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Best Homemade Hummus

  • Prep Time: 480 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x


This fresh, healthy and wonderfully delicious hummus recipe is super easy to make, so creamy! Perfect for a party, snacks or dips!


  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Homemade Tahini
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tbs cold water
  • 1 tsp olive oil


  1. (Soak chickpeas for 8 hours preferably overnight)
  2. Firstly pressure cook the chickpeas for 5 to 6 whistles and drained out the water.
  3. when you press the chickpeas it should be easily mashed, that is the right consistency the chickpeas have been cooked.
  4. To a food processor, add minced garlic,Squeeze some lemon juice,Add in some Homemade tahini sauce,Add in crushed cumin, pulse for few seconds.
  5. Then add cooked chickpeas
  6. Pulse for a few seconds, till everything incorporate. Scrape down, pulse for few seconds. Add 2 tbs of cold water, pulse again.
  7. Pulse till you get the creamy Hummus recipe


Tips to make the best Hummus:

Chickpeas: a) Canned Chickpeas: Cook the canned chickpeas for 30 mins. To get mushy consistency chickpeas.

Chickpeas from scratch: Soak the chickpeas overnight for 8 hours adding 1tsp of baking soda that helps to soften the skin, then rinse the water and pressure for 4 to 5 whistles until the chickpeas are mushy.

Tahini: Check my Tahini Recipe to gives you flavor to hummus. Homemade tahini is best in making hummus.

Ice cold water: Adding cold water to make hummus eventually get the creamiest Hummus recipe ever!

Olive oil: Use good quality olive oil to get the flavourful hummus.

  • Category: Appetizer, dip
  • Cuisine: middleeastern